ST Podcast: Breaking down 2019's Booker Prize shortlist

The annual Booker Prize round-up of reviews of the six books shortlisted for the prize. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Bookmark This! Ep 11: Booker breakdown - Atwood, Rushdie or the 1,000-page sentence?
27:30 mins

Synopsis: A monthly podcast by The Straits Times, where we talk about titles in the headlines and sizzling reads.

Life journalists Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li break down the Booker Prize shortlist and weigh Margaret Atwood's and Salman Rushdie's chances against Lucy Ellmann's Ducks, Newburyport, which is more than 1,000 pages long.

00:51 The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

05:15 Quichotte by Salman Rushdie

07:30 10 Minutes 38 Seconds In This Strange World by Elif Shafak

12:26 An Orchestra Of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma

15:26 Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

19:27 Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann

Produced by: Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li

Edited by: Penelope Lee

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